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The Hamburg Inn No. 2

214 N Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2149
+1 319-337-5512
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  • Excellent49%
  • Very good36%
  • Average9%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible2%
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“pie” (42 reviews)
“burgers” (26 reviews)
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6:30 AM - 11:00 PM Hours
American, Diner, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
214 N Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2149
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I are traveling through Iowa City on a road trip. We found this restaurant and decided to give it a try. So glad we did! It was a really fun stop. There was a nice parking area and the diner had a...More

Thank anovelmom
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My favorite breakfast spot in Iowa city! But be prepared to wait because the establishment is small and people want to eat here.

Thank Shelby A
Reviewed 29 December 2017

Recently visited here for breakfast and was able to find the place no problem. This was a few days after Christmas and was one of the few options available to get all day breakfast. Once we arrived we sat immediately which was around 11 AM...More

Thank Lseclp
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

This cafe has the standard breakfast and lunch fare which is quite tasty. The best parts are the stories of every Presidential wannabe and winners who have done photo ops. Iowa City is the crossroads of politics. Drop in for some good tales:)

Thank Lloyd K
Reviewed 22 December 2017

I cannot remember a time in my life I did not go here at least twice a month. Even as a cash strapped University student, I made my way here. Breakfast? What do you want? They got it and then some. I remember when my...More

Thank Tom H
Reviewed 21 December 2017

This place is famous for it's pie ice cream shake, but really it's a great diner style place to eat. The support local farmers, and even have exotic burgers such as elk or buffalo. I had the philly dip which came on toasted bread, and...More

Thank Gieya
Reviewed 5 December 2017 via mobile

The Hamburg Inn is truly an Iowa City classic. A tiny, unassuming diner serving timeless menu options like breakfast served all day, burgers and fries, sandwiches, milkshakes, and pie. Never had a bad meal here!

Thank rogue_kielbasa
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Brought my family to the Hamburg Inn No.2. They do the simple stuff well. Burgers are always a good option. We also had their milkshakes which are pretty darn tasty. You can even get a ribeye, although I’ve never dared to try it. Something about...More

Thank Danno251
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This place is iconic period of course they are known for their pie shakes !! Yes that's right, they make shakes with a piece of pie and they are awsome. There menu is great the breakfast items are fantastic and it's just takes you back...More

Thank Jeff W
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Terrific place. Great burger and fries. Large size servings. Very friendly staff We were there at lunch and it was fast service

Thank Bill P
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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
  • Value
Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner, Brunch, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Seating, Waitstaff, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible
Good for
Child-friendly, Kids, Local cuisine
Open Hours
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
6:30 AM - 11:00 PM
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 214 N Linn St, Iowa City, IA 52245-2149
  • Location: United States  >  Iowa (IA)  >  Iowa City
  • Phone Number: +1 319-337-5512
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